Created March 17, 2015
In Memory

- This eternal flame burns forever
- in remembrance of Jerry Ray Bardin -

Jerry Ray Bardin
Born: September 23, 1935
Died: March 14, 2015

Born: September 23, 1935
Died: March 14, 2015

Jerry Bardin, 79, of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, passed away March 14, 2015.
He was born September 23, 1935 in Marion, Louisiana to Silas and Dolly B. (Reppond) Bardin.

Jerry was a successful restauranteur with businesses in Memphis, Jackson, Tennessee,
St. Louis, Coco Beach, Florida, and Natches, Mississippi. He was a sportsman who enjoyed
duck and deer hunting, fishing, NASCAR, and golf. He was also an amateur student of the
civil war. During his life he was privileged to travel through North and Central America,
Europe, Israel and Egypt.

Jerry was a member of the Spa City R.V. Club and traveled often with friends.
He and his wife Mae served as the camp hosts for Arkansas State Parks.
After his retirement he started a BBQ catering service and won the
Great BBQ Cook-off in Des Moines, Iowa.

He was a 32° mason, a former Grand Master of his lodge, and a member of the Al Chymia
Temple. Jerry was an avid supporter of the Shiners Children’s Hospital. He was also a
member of the Baptist church where he served as a Sunday School teacher and committee
member. Of late, he was a congregant of Jessieville First Baptist Church. Jerry was a
follower of Jesus Christ, devoted in his faith and a student of the Bible.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sister Christine Graham; and nephew Chuck Graham.
Survivors include, devoted wife of almost 48 years, Mae Bardin;
sons Michael Scott Bardin (Beverly) and Dr. Randall Maurice Cummings;
daughters Sharon “Pat” Pillow (Randy) and Renee Holmes (Chuck);
grandchildren Jonathan, Timothy and Joel Cummings, Heath, Dylan and Grant Bardin,
Kendal Kimbell, Dr. Keel Williams, Taylor and Savannah Pillow;
great grandchildren Tylar and Bryce Kimbell.

A visitation will be held at Caruth Village Funeral Home on Tuesday from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
The funeral service will be at First Baptist Church in Marion, Louisiana at 1:00 p.m.
with burial to follow at Concord Cemetery. Jerry’s grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation Tuesday March 17, 2015, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Caruth Village Funeral Home

Funeral Service
Wednesday March 18, 2015, 1:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church

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Though He's gone, He is not forgotten.
Though absent, He remains in spirit.
Though once a worker, He now rest.

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